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conviction /kən'vikʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự kết án, sự kết tội
      • summary conviction: sự kết án của chánh án không có sự tham gia của các hội thẩm
    • sự tin chắc; sức thuyết phục
      • it is my conviction that he is innocent: tôi tin chắc rằng nó vô tội
      • his story does bot carry much conviction: câu chuyện của anh ta không tin được
    • (tôn giáo) sự nhận thức thấy tội lỗi
    • sự làm cho nhận thức thấy tội lỗi
    • to be open to conviction
      • sẵn sàng nghe nhân chứng, lý lẽ... (có thể chứng tỏ một cái gì là thực)
    • in the [full] conviction that...
      • tin chắc chắn rằng
Concise Dictionary
convictions-kʃn
noun
+an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence
+(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 proof of guilt:
After his conviction, he was sentenced to life imprisonment.
2 belief, opinion, view, persuasion, position:
It is her conviction that the painting is by Titian.
3 certainty, sureness, positiveness, confidence, assurance, certitude:
He doesn't have the courage to back up his convictions.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [C, U] (for sth) the act of finding sb guilty of a crime in a court of law; the fact of having been found guilty: She has six previous convictions for theft. + He plans to appeal against his conviction. + an offence which carries, on conviction, a sentence of not more than five years' imprisonment
2 [C, U] (that ...) a strong opinion or belief: strong political / moral convictions + She was motivated by deep religious conviction. + a conviction that all would be well in the end
3 [U] the feeling or appearance of believing sth strongly and of being sure about it: 'Not true!' she said with conviction. + He said he agreed but his voice lacked conviction. + The leader's speech in defence of the policy didn't carry much conviction.
Idioms see COURAGE
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 for a crime

ADJ.

earlier, previous | spent
You are not obliged to acknowledge spent convictions.
| successful | unsafe, wrongful
The men's convictions were declared unsafe.
| criminal | manslaughter, murder, etc.

VERB + CONVICTION

have
He has three previous criminal convictions.
| lead to
A reward is offered for information leading to the conviction of the attacker.
| obtain, secure
They need strong evidence to secure a conviction.
| escape
He believes that too many defendants are escaping conviction by claiming that they are insane.
| appeal against
He appealed against his conviction for murder.
| overturn, quash | uphold

CONVICTION + NOUN

rate
The conviction rate for rape is extremely low.

PREP.

on ~
an offence which carries, on conviction, a sentence of not more than five years' imprisonment
| ~ against
The appeal court overturned the conviction against her.
| ~ for
a conviction for murder

PHRASES

the rate of conviction

2 belief/appearance of belief

ADJ.

absolute, complete, total, unshakeable, utter | deep, deeply held, fervent, firm, fundamental, great, intense, passionate, real, strong
It is the firm conviction of the governors that this child should not be admitted to the school. There was no great conviction in his voice.
| growing | personal | inner | ideological, moral, political, religious | Catholic, Christian, etc.

VERB + CONVICTION

have
She had this absolute conviction that what she liked others would like.
| share
The ex-leaders share a deep conviction that their views on world matters are still vitally important.
| express | shake
Nothing could shake her conviction that ‘abroad’ was a dangerous place.
| strengthen | carry
Her explanation failed to carry conviction in the face of the facts.
| lack
Her arguments lacked conviction.

CONVICTION + NOUN

politics
The demise of consensus and the rise of conviction politics.

PREP.

with/without ~
‘Not true!’ she said with conviction.
| ~ about
He had a strong personal conviction about the power of the printed word.

PHRASES

have the courage of your convictions
(= to be brave enough to do what you feel to be right)



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